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How much does a Animator make?

Updated Dec. 1, 2021
$58,316 /yr
Average Base Pay

272 salaries

$37K

Low

$58K

Average

$92K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Animator is $58,316 per year in the Canada. The average additional cash compensation for a Animator in the Canada is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 272 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animator employees in the Canada.

Seniority Levels

L2
Animator$58,316 /yr
L3
Senior Animator$81,614 /yr
L4
Lead Animator$90,126 /yr
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2D Animator

$46,648

per year

3D Artist

$55,556

per year

Flash Animator

$57,083

per year

Storyboard Artist

$72,051

per year

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Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

Animator - Monthly

$4,000

 /mo
Range: $1K - $5K
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$1K

$5K

$1,351 - $5,440 Range

WildBrain
4

WildBrain

Animator

$57,280

 /yr
Range: $51K - $68K

$51K

$68K

$50,661 - $67,885 Range

Mercury Filmworks
3.9

Mercury Filmworks

Animator

$42,971

 /yr
Range: $23K - $66K

$23K

$66K

$23,439 - $65,890 Range

MPC
3.7

MPC

Animator - Contractor

$52,478

 /yr
Range: $37K - $106K

$37K

$106K

$37,320 - $106,074 Range

Jam Filled Entertainment
4.3

Jam Filled Entertainment

Animator

$47,946

 /yr
Range: $35K - $68K

$35K

$68K

$35,446 - $67,843 Range

Titmouse
3.6

Titmouse

Animator - Monthly

$4,836

 /mo
Range: $4K - $5K

$4K

$5K

$4,100 - $5,125 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Animator

$59,249

 /yr
Range: $29K - $82K

$29K

$82K

$28,536 - $81,515 Range

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Bardel Entertainment
4.5

Bardel Entertainment

Animator - Monthly Contractor

$4,303

 /mo
Range: $2K - $5K

$2K

$5K

$2,388 - $5,084 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.2

Mainframe Studios

Animator

$61,858

 /yr
Range: $45K - $78K

$45K

$78K

$44,507 - $77,887 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Animator

$74,050

 /yr
Range: $52K - $121K

$52K

$121K

$51,809 - $121,356 Range

Imageworks
3.9

Imageworks

Animator

$87,289

 /yr
Range: $70K - $102K

$70K

$102K

$70,139 - $102,067 Range

Cinesite
4.2

Cinesite

Animator

$79,656

 /yr
Range: $49K - $85K

$49K

$85K

$49,417 - $84,609 Range

Guru Studio
4.2

Guru Studio

Animator - Contractor

$67,488

 /yr
Range: $41K - $77K

$41K

$77K

$40,528 - $77,221 Range

Mainframe Studios
4.2

Mainframe Studios

Animator - Contractor

$58,383

 /yr
Range: $41K - $78K

$41K

$78K

$40,748 - $77,826 Range

Arc Productions
2.7

Arc Productions

Animator

$63,324

 /yr
Range: $48K - $73K

$48K

$73K

$47,734 - $73,234 Range

Copernicus Studios

Animator

$44,400

 /yr
Range: $32K - $49K

$32K

$49K

$32,204 - $49,028 Range

Imageworks
3.9

Imageworks

Animator - Contractor

$81,118

 /yr
Range: $66K - $96K

$66K

$96K

$65,948 - $96,036 Range

Atomic Cartoons
4.8

Atomic Cartoons

Animator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $22 - $31

$22

$31

$22 - $31 Range

Arc Productions
2.7

Arc Productions

Animator - Contractor

$59,568

 /yr
Range: $49K - $81K

$49K

$81K

$49,104 - $81,002 Range

Yowza Animation
3.3

Yowza Animation

Animator

$63,013

 /yr
Range: $49K - $72K

$49K

$72K

$49,299 - $71,805 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Animator salaries

The national average salary for an Animator is $58,316 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see an Animator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 272 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Animator employees.

The highest salary for an Animator in Canada is $92,064 per year.

The lowest salary for an Animator in Canada is $36,938 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent animator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$85,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A 3D Animator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A FX Artist in the Montreal Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Toronto Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$77,000
per year
A 3D Animator in the Montreal Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private